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Top Fuel - Local Option

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Top FuelTop Fuel

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 64
Avg: 4.05
pDev: 33.58%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Local Option
Illinois, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Barleywine | 14.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kevanb on 10-12-2013

Top Fuel is a barrel aged American style Barley Wine brewed by Local Option Bierwerker. This super charged beer surges forward at 330 MPH; appearing hazy light copper with immediate notes of toffee, caramel, pine and earthy undertones. Full bodied with a velvety mouth feel, and lingering bitterness, Top Fuel is aged on Four Roses bourbon barrels, yielding a devastating barley wine worthy of its name. No adjuncts or extracts of any type are used in Top Fuel.
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12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks, Dave, for throwing this in as an extra!

A: dark, rusty brown

S: really intense: earthy citrus; toffee, vanilla, and oak; burnt brown sugar; spicy cola notes?

T: lots of toffee and brown sugar upfront; light barrel character: oaky vanilla butterscotch; strong hoppy notes; powerful but non-cloying sweetness; strong alcohol presence; could not get enough of this

M: thick, chewy, and sticky

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Top Fuel from Local Option
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